11th June: Xu Zhong appointed as international chair at the Royal Welsh College of Music, Study on the dispersion of aerosols during concerts, Herbert von Karajan linked to the Nazi regime: will Salzburg change the name of the Karajan-square?

Friday 11th June '21

Xu Zhong joins Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama as international chair in operaInternationally renowned Chinese pianists and conductors Xu Zhong is currently president of Shanghai Opera House, principal director of Fondazione Arena di …

31st August: Columbia Artists Management is closing down, Bartoli continues to run Pfingstfestspiele Salzburg, Countertenor and ensemble leader Claudio Cavina has died

Monday 31st August '20

Columbia Artists Management is closing downNew York based Columbia Artists Management Inc., one of the leading agencies representing classical music performers, says it is shutting down on August 31. A statement emailed Saturday to their …

7th April: Tarisio presents GiveBack, Early end of the season in Austria, Cancellation of the Pentecostal Festival in Salzburg

Tuesday 7th April '20

Tarisio announces auction to benefit musicians affected by Covid-19Tarisio presents GiveBack, a special auction to benefit the musicians who have been profoundly affected by COVID-19. In response to the Covid-19 crisis, which has seen orchestras …

24th February: Conductor stops performance over ‘phone miscreants’, Record attendance for Leopold Mozart exhibition, winners of the Victoires de la musique classique 2020

Monday 24th February '20

Conductor stops performance over 'phone miscreants'A conductor has twice stopped an opera in Cardiff after mobile phones rang in the audience. Carlo Rizzi was conducting Welsh National Opera's new production of Verdi's Les Vêpres Sicilienes, …

3rd September: Opera and Song in Music Festivals, All-but-Extinct Piano and Game Music

Monday 3rd September '18

In today’s news: a review of the festival summer. A music journalist on the quality of music journalism. A portrait of the Liedkunst Festival, that will be held in Mid-September. A French festival invites well …

8th February: Rubén Rengel wins Sphinx Competition, BSO establishes disabled-led ensemble, EU to review Apple’s reported $400m purchase of Shazam

Thursday 8th February '18

In today's news: The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has become the first symphony orchestra in the world to have a professional ensemble led by disabled musicians as a core part of its activities, Help Musicians UK …

24th November: A new Beethoven Museum in Vienna, Mariss Jansons is honoured with the gold medal of the London Royal Philharmonic Society

Friday 24th November '17

In today's’ news: A new Beethoven Museum in Vienna. After a 2-year hiatus the Orff Festival returns to its home in Andechs. Mariss Jansons is honoured with the gold medal of the London Royal Philharmonic …

8th August: Police to play classical music, Salzburg donates towards music education for refugees

Tuesday 8th August '17

In today's news: Police officers to play classical music to reduce violence and Salzburg donates €50,000 towards music education for Syrian refugees. Violinist Walter Levin has died, composer Balz Bachmann receives soundtrack prize, and Berlin …

4th August: How to build a career in music, and Jonas Kaufmann’s new album to be released

Friday 4th August '17

In today's news: Leonard Elschenbroich steps in to save BBC Proms premiere, how to build a career in music, and how much money will Spotify lose by the end of 2017? "Europa-Preis" for Franz Welser-Möst, …

25th July: Chaos at Argentinian National Symphony Orchestra, Erwin Schrott receives badge of honour

Tuesday 25th July '17

In today's news: Dan McCarroll leaves Warner Bros Records, Cincinnatti Symphony Orchestra introduce new director, Eckart Preu, and chaos at National Symphony Orchestra of Argentina. Festival "Klangwerkstatt" no to take place this year, Elisabeth Gutjahr …

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